Ohio bridal shop that closed amid Ebola scare sues hospital

DALLAS (AP) — The owner of an Ohio bridal shop that went out of business after an Ebola scare has sued a Texas hospital, saying it failed to train and prevent a nurse from contracting the virus from a hospital patient.

In this Oct. 21, 2014 photo provided by Amber Vinson, shows Vinson at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Officials at Emory University Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention couldn't detect Ebola in Amber Vinson as of Tuesday evening, her family said in a statement released through a media consultant. (AP Photo/Amber Vinson)
In this Oct. 21, 2014 photo provided by Amber Vinson, shows Vinson at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Officials at Emory University Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention couldn’t detect Ebola in Amber Vinson as of Tuesday evening, her family said in a statement released through a media consultant. (AP Photo/Amber Vinson)

The nurse, Amber Vinson, visited the shop in 2014 and tried on a wedding dress. She was diagnosed with Ebola when she returned to Texas. The shop, Coming Attractions Bridal & Formal in Akron, closed several weeks that fall then for good in early 2015.

WFAA-TV in Dallas reports (http://bit.ly/2dfgorU ) shop owner Anna Younker sued Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas on Tuesday. Younker accuses the hospital of negligence regarding Vinson’s training.

Officials with hospital owner Texas Health Resources said Wednesday they see no factual or legal basis for the complaint.

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